Title of the activity
National Workshop on the Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS Agreement)
The objective of the workshop is to familiarize participants with the fundamental principles of the WTO Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS Agreement) and the associated rights and obligations. The workshop seeks to deepen participants' understanding of the Agreement's provisions on transparency; risk analysis; control, inspection and approval procedures; as well as the work of the SPS committee and the WTO dispute settlement mechanism. Participants will also have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of SPS tools and information sources, as well as the relationship between the SPS Agreement and the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA).
Sanitary and phytosanitary measures
1. Government officials are implementing WTO Agreements and fully realising Members' rights and obligations
1.1: Government officials have enhanced knowledge about the WTO Agreements, formulation of trade policies and conduct of trade negotiations